Northridge Preparatory School

Northridge Preparatory School, or Northridge Prep, or NRP is an independent college preparatory school for young men, located in Niles, Illinois.
The school offers a recognized curriculum and a strong athletics program.

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Northridge Preparatory School places among the top 20% of private schools in Illinois for:

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School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 6-12
Year Founded
1976

Student Body

Total Students
256 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
35%
State avg.: 34%
Students by Grade
Northridge Preparatory School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
20 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
70%
Number of AP Courses
11 courses
List of Courses Offered
Average ACT score
27
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
(Khaki and Dress Shirt)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Tuition Notes
Tuition ranges from $10,000 - $14,325
% on Financial Aid
65%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$5,500
Admissions Director
Matthew Englert

Sports

Total Sports Offered
7 sports

School Notes

  • Northridge Preparatory School, or Northridge Prep, or NRP is an independent college preparatory school for young men, located in Niles, Illinois. The school offers a recognized curriculum and a strong athletics program.
  • Northridge Prep was established in 1976 by a group of parents who envisioned a college preparatory school that would challenge their sons academically, socially and spiritually. Realizing the importance of the middle school years, they sought to include grades 6 through 12 in the Northridge curriculum. The founding parents entrusted the spiritual dimension of Northridge Prep to Opus Dei, a Personal prelature of the Roman Catholic Church that was founded in 1928.
  • Northridge is the brother school of The Willows Academy, a girls college preparatory school in Des Plaines, Illinois; parents continue to foster a relationship with The Willows Academy by organizing dances and social events throughout the school year.
  • The School is a member of The Independent School League and Illinois High School Association.

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